The Healing Power of Holding a GrudgeOur softy culture says we should forgive even the most heinous crimes. Sometimes it’s healthier not to.
And the Loveliest Tree in America Is …Announcing the winner of Simon Doonan’s holiday tree competition.
You’ve Gotta Have BallsThe secret to decorating a great holiday tree. Plus: Enter Slate’s tree-trimming contest!
Kate Moss and MeEncounters with the coolest girl in the world—and how we both found a home in fashion.
Keep the Candelabra Flame BurningLiberace was a daring, fabulous showman, but he’s in danger of being forgotten. Don’t let his gay legacy die!
Bring Back the AfroHow a date with Blaxsploitation queen Pam Grier kindled my nostalgia for the regal, natural, glamorous hairdo.
Oscar Shocker!Movie stars rivet the entire world by wearing stunningly conventional evening gowns.
The Culture Gabfest: “I Normally Have To Be Drunk Off My Ass To Do This” EditionSlate's podcast about Beasts of the Southern Wild, why the art world is so despicable, and Beck’s Song Reader.
Are Celebrities Qualified To Have Political Opinions?Or should they just keep their yappers shut?
Procedural Purgatory It’s time to stop asking when Loretta Lynch will be confirmed and start wondering if she ever will be.
Biggest Sellout Now that Guinness World Records is in bed with publicity-seeking companies, can we trust it?
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Is This Thing On? The fierce debate over whether we should try to contact extraterrestrial life or wait for aliens to contact us.
Don’t Blame It on Depression That’s not what made the Germanwings co-pilot murder 149 people.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash